Texas Tech Police investigating overnight armed robbery

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Published: Sep. 13, 2021 at 5:36 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2021 at 9:11 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Texas Tech Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened around midnight Monday on the north side of Clement Residence Hall.

TTU police say a female student was approached by a male with a gun, who exited the front passenger seat of a vehicle. The suspect took the student’s backpack. The suspect was wearing a black surgical type mask and a hoodie.

The three other people in the vehicle were all wearing hoodies with the hoods pulled tightly around their face. The suspects left the area and campus eastbound on 18th Street from the adjacent parking lot.

Responding officers could not find the vehicle while responding to the area.

The suspect vehicle was described as a 2008 white Chevrolet Suburban with Texas license plate PLH 2353. Texas Tech PD says the vehicle is not registered to a Texas Tech student.

If you are on campus, Texas Tech asks you to please pay attention to your surroundings and report anyone or anything suspicious to the Texas Tech Police Department at 806-742-3931.

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